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Skeletal Muscle - Atrophy - Gallery

Image of atrophy in the skeletal muscle from a male F344/N rat in a chronic study
muscle - Atrophy in a male F344/N rat from a chronic study. Individual hypereosinophilic muscle fibers of reduced diameter are sometimes surrounded by clear spaces.
Image of atrophy in the skeletal muscle from a male B6C3F1/N mouse in a subchronic study
Skeletal muscle - Atrophy in a male B6C3F1/N mouse from a subchronic study. Note the reduction in myofiber diameter of the affected fibers (top) compared with the more normal myofibers along the bottom.
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